This week we’ve been to the big city; that’s right, we went to London! Our original plan was for us to see Adele on Sunday night but, if you’ve read the news, you’ll know that was cancelled. Whilst frustrating, we’re fortunate that we were staying with family so, instead of making our way to Wembley, we had a lazy city weekend instead.
Saturday was spent with a slow cruise around Kensington Palace Gardens; not somewhere we’d ever been before. We strapped the reins on and let the boy do some wandering of his own. Typically, he spent the whole time going in the complete opposite direction! Reins are a bit of new territory for us, it felt like having the dog with us except with even less control. It’s something we all need to get used to given that he hates holding hands already. It was lovely though to watch him explore a bit more freely. He’s so determined and has absolutely no fear, something which makes me proud and terrified at the same time!
From there we went to the Princess Diana Memorial Playground. I’d thoroughly recommend a visit if you’ve got some free time in London. It’s themed around pirate ships and there’s plenty of play space for children of all ages. We were a little unprepared for the sand and water combination though, thankfully it was roastingly hot so his sandy toes dried quickly! Sunday saw us do much of the same; a lazy lunch and a stroll around Battersea Park with a break for an ice cream, obviously. Once again, he was off. If he’s not chasing down unsuspecting dogs, he’s picking at the minute things in the grass; flowers, feathers, sticks. Our child is clearly a magpie of some description and completely happy in his own little world half of the time!
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